Coni Minneci , Sofonisba Anguissola (1532-1625), 2003-2006; oil on panel, 9 x 12 inches; Courtesy of the Artist
A woman renowned in her own time as a portrait artist, I hid her image within this simple composition
as she hid a woman in her self-portrait.
"Burchfield has exacted a quality that we may call poetic, romantic, lyric, or what you will. By sympathy with the particular, he has made it epic and universal." - Edward Hopper, who was friends with Burchfield (both were represented by the Frank K.M. Rehn Galleries in New York).